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We arrived at today's Eberjey sample sale about 15 minutes after it opened, and there was already a dozen ladies skimming through the colorful racks inside the brand's showroom at 183 Madison Avenue.
Prices start at $15 for all undies and bralettes and top off at $50 for swim cover-ups, PJ sets, and robes. Swimsuits are all $50. Other items include camis and pants for $25; chemises and teddies for $30; cardigans are $35, and PJ shortie sets are $45. Prices missing on the price list posted around the showroom are the tunics, which are $30, and children's mini swimsuits, which are also $30.
This is a true sample sale, and we were told that all the samples (no size tags = small) are hung on the racks, while the overstock collection pieces are placed in bins—organized by size small to large—in the center of the showroom. We did spot a few extra-small panties mixed in, but there aren't many. There's also a small bin dedicated to panties in size s/m or m/l. Overall, we'd say the sale is definitely worth it for women of smaller sizes.
In the samples racks, we found lots of bralettes, teddies, slips, and camis. There are plenty of pajamas and pajama sets, as well as warm, soft long john pants for colder nights. We also saw cashmere cardigans and sweaters in the mix, which weren't of much interest considering it's really hot outside.
A couple of things we liked include the Hannah cuff robe in eggplant/ivory for $50 and the Hannah tunic. We also liked the and Fiona tunics, an Estelle chemise, and the Colette long and Jade kimono robes. The Boho Beautiful Andrea shorts are only $20 (originally $91).
By the entrance, there are two racks of swimwear from Rasurel and lingerie from Maison Lejaby's Elixir collection. Prices here are also between $15 and $50. Be on the lookout for tiny snags on some of the delicate silk pieces.
There are no dressing rooms, but there is an (open) space in the back of the room with a single large mirror. We were told everything was out, and there would be no restocking. The two-day sale wraps up tonight at 7pm and runs from 9am to 5pm tomorrow. It's at suite 1215, and you have to enter on East 34th Street. Although an email was posted on the flyers to RSVP for the sale, we didn't have a problem getting in without doing so.—Hsini
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